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The Florida Legislature
Office of Legislative Information Technology Services

Job Title

Senior Information Systems Engineer

Working Title

Sr .NET Developer

General Summary

The Florida Legislature is seeking a Senior Information Systems Engineer to serve in the Office of Legislative Information Technology Services. This position requires software development expertise in a multi-tier architecture and distributed production environment. This position defines, designs, codes, documents and implements application solutions in line with the established architecture and interfaces (.Net and SQL Server).  The successful candidate will work with the latest Microsoft tools in a forward-thinking environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Research, design and develop .NET applications
  • Consult with Business Analysts and users in defining system specifications
  • Prepare documentation of programs and systems flow charts, narratives, test data, report formats, schedules and job work flow
  • Document functional and technical design specifications from user requirements
  • Develop, execute and review unit test scripts
  • Develop comprehensive test data for systems tests
  • Mentor other development staff
  • Assist in research and implementation of development tool sets
  • Develop proof of concepts to demonstrate techniques and functionality
  • Coordinate the implementation and deployment of newly developed software
  • Analyze and correct problems in existing systems and develops process to correct
  • Maintain and enhance existing systems
  • Develop procedures for troubleshooting malfunctions in existing systems
  • Write, prepare and/or review system, application and user documentation
  • Provide management status briefings
  • Perform other related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the following:

  • Test-driven development (TDD) with NUnit (or other unit testing frameworks)
  • Agile software development, including SCRUM
  • Web Services (ASMX, WCF, Web API, RESTful services)
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft SharePoint (Using, Development, API programming)
  • Mobile application development
  • Principles, practices and techniques of computer programming and systems design

Skills and abilities:

  • Ability to process information logically
  • Ability to analyze and interpret computer program data
  • Ability to analyze and interpret user requirements
  • Ability to prepare program specifications
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and concisely, both verbal and written
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical skills, design skills, and ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, or engineering and five years of progressively responsible information systems experience.

Progressively responsible information systems experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with the following:

Extensive knowledge and actual work experience with:

  • ASP .Net, Visual Studio, C#, MVC
  • Web development with JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS and jQuery
  • Experience with Bootstrap, Knockout, Angular JS or Kendo is a plus
  • WinForms application development
  • Object Oriented Design and Software Development Life Cycles
  • Relational databases (MS SQL Server, SQL queries, stored procedures, SQL tuning)
  • Entity Framework or other ORM


Hiring salary commensurate with experience.  The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package.

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:

Office of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
111 W. Madison Street
Room 701, Claude Pepper Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.